Windows provides both a device-based speech recognition feature (available through the Windows Speech Recognition Desktop app), and a cloud-based speech recognition service in those markets and regions where Cortana is available. Here is how to enable the Speech Recognition feature in Windows 10.
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How to Use Dictation in Windows 10
Windows 10 version 1803 "April 2018 Update", also known by its code name "Redstone 4", supports dictation on Desktop. Place your cursor in any text field either in Windows 10 or in an app, and the improved Dictation feature will capture your voice input quickly and accurately.
How to Use Dictation with Touch Keyboard in Windows 10
Windows 10 includes a touch keyboard for computers and tablets with a touch screen. When you touch any text field on your tablet, the touch keyboard appears on the screen. If you don't have a touch screen, you can still launch it. Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, also known by its code name "Redstone 3", is the next major update to Windows 10. It is in active development as of this writing. It comes with an updated touch keyboard app which supports dictation on Desktop.